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Psalm 146 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The God of Compassion
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My soul, praise the LORD.

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I will praise the LORD all my life;

I will sing to my God as long as I live.

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Do not trust in nobles,

in a son of man,[fn] who cannot save.

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When his breath[fn] leaves him,

he returns to the ground;

on that day his plans die.

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Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is in the LORD his God,

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the Maker of heaven and earth,

the sea and everything in them.

He remains faithful forever,

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executing justice for the exploited

and giving food to the hungry.

The LORD frees prisoners.

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The LORD opens the eyes of the blind.

The LORD raises up those who are oppressed.[fn]

The LORD loves the righteous.

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The LORD protects resident aliens

and helps the fatherless and the widow,

but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.

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The LORD reigns forever;

Zion, your God reigns for all generations.


CSB Footnotes
Or a mere mortal
Or spirit
Lit bowed down

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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